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  • How to Give Torah

    By Rabbi Debra Orenstein

    June 1, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    There are some ideas so familiar to us that it's easy to forget how radical they are. Every human being is created in God's image. Every life is worth a world. The entire people received Torah at Mount Sinai.

    For most people throughout history, including today, a spiritual quest or...

  • Snow Job

    By Judy Gruen

    March 2, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Maybe I'm crazy, but each winter I plan a family vacation that is fraught with danger. To reach our destination, we must drive up a perilous mountain road studded with hairpin turns. Oddly, during our ascent, this NASCAR-approved artery is usually choked with fog or hail.

    But this...

  • Spinning Wheels for a Good Cause

    By Julie G Fax

    November 25, 2004 | 7:00 pm

     

    Some people kiss the soil of Israel when they come to the Holy Land. Last month, Audrey Adler didn't so much kiss the dirt as inhale it.

    Adler and a handful of other Angelenos participated in a charity bike ride for Alyn Children's Hospital in Jerusalem through some of the toughest...

  • Jerusalem: The center city

    By Abby Gilad

    May 22, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    In 1967, after the Six-Day War, Jerusalem was reunified. This means that until that day in June, half of Jerusalem had been in Jordan, the country next to Israel. So, for 36 years, Jerusalem has been united within the borders of Israel. It is Israel's capital city. But Jerusalem is...

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